Bhagavatha Mela on May 17

The annual Melattur Bhagavatha Mela, which is being conducted for more than four centuries at this village, will be held on May 17.

The mela commences with laksharchana at Lakshmi Narasimhar Temple on May 14 and 15, followed by lighting of ‘1,008 lights’ and ‘pushpa yagam’ on May 16 evening. The main event, Prahalatha Saritha Bhagavatha Mela, a drama enacted in traditional manner, will be held from 10 p.m. on May 17.

This will be followed by Bharatanatyam on May 18 and 19 and Arichandra Bhagavatha Mela on May 20 and 21.

The annual event will come to an end with Andal Thirukalyanam and Anjaneya uthsavam on May 22.

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